AOF:155 From school teacher to the UFC.

Charlie “The Spaniard” Brenneman was teaching kids how to speak Spanish, then he quit and went for it.

After his collegiate wrestling career, our guest did what millions others do. He got a job.  His job happened to be teaching Spanish and he would quit to go and train to be an MMA fighter.  It was a pretty good decision as you will hear in today’s Athlete On Fire show.  Listen to his physical and mental prep and what he is doing now to empower other athletes and entrepreneurs!

On the show:

  • How he got into wrestling and his early life
  • Why he chose the school he did
  • When he decided to stop teaching and start training for MMA
  • One of the toughest training sets he ever did (you can try)
  • What it is like to fight in front of thousands of people
  • What he is doing now in the way of mentorship and speaking



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